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Amobarbital (Amsal) Summary

Description: A barbiturate with hypnotic and sedative properties (but not antianxiety). Adverse effects are mainly a consequence of dose-related CNS depression and the risk of dependence with continued use is high. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p565)

Also Known As: Amsal; Adams Brand of Amobarbital Sodium; Adams Brand of Amorbarbital; Amobarbital Sodium; Amylbarb sodium Show All >>

Networked: 446 relevant articles (14 outcomes, 54 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Amobarbital is Relevant

  1. Epilepsy (Aura) : 4 outcomes 14 studies in 116 results
  2. Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders (Insomnia) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 7 results
  3. Seizures (Seizure) : 2 outcomes 11 studies in 69 results
  4. Pain (Aches) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 7 results
  5. Mutism (Selective Mutism) : 2 outcomes in 4 results
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Drugs Related to Amobarbital

  1. Diazepam (Valium)
  2. barbituric acid (barbiturate)
  3. lormetazepam
  4. Paraldehyde
  5. Methylphenidate (Ritalin)
  6. Sodium
  7. Secobarbital (Sebar)
  8. Phenobarbital (Luminal)
  9. Methohexital (Brevital)
  10. Lidocaine (Xylocaine)
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Therapies Related to Amobarbital

  1. Anterior Temporal Lobectomy
  2. Injections
  3. Hemispherectomy
  4. Surgical Equipment
  5. Anesthesia
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